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Delicious, Award-Winning Fish & Chips

Fish & Chip Restaurant & Takeaway, Barnstaple, North Devon

Want some of the best fish and chips in the UK? We are now officially the UK’s ‘Best Fish and Chip Restaurant’ as voted by the National Fish and Chip Awards 2018!

We are extremely passionate about our fish and chips and are one of a growing number of good fish and chip shops that are helping to Turn the Tide on Overfishing by choosing to buy wild-caught or farmed fish from sustainably and responsibly managed fisheries.

Our MSC Certification means that we wholeheartedly support and promote sustainability and the traceability of our fish and seafood. We are the only fish and chip shop within north Devon to be awarded the MSC certification. Find out more about MSC certification on our Provenance page. And with a Gold Taste of the West award our menus combine this with the very best that our local farmers, fisherman, food and drink producers have to offer.

An award winning combination of Good Food with a Good Conscience.

We are not only the winners of Best Fish & Chip Restaurant but also Best Seafood Week

The Pelican fish and chip national awards finalists

OUR OPENING TIMES

We are open from Monday to Saturday

Restaurant
12:00 - 21:00

Takeaway
12:00 - 21:45

We are closed on Sunday

Did you know facts

Actress Kate Winslet and footballers Wayne Rooney and John Terry all served fish and chips at their weddings.

The Pelican fish and chip customer testimonial

“The Pelican has been around for a long time but has hugely benefitted from the recent investment. The fish and chip dinner served with tea was high quality, well cooked with a light batter and excellent chips. No sign of excess oil, light and crisp with no skin. The burger was excellent - meaty and well prepared. The restaurant itself is clean, modern and well presented. It is what it is and it was excellent.”

Robwithec TRIP ADVISOR REVIEW

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